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Physics
write out the equation please show the steps taken to solve the problem A small airplane flies at a velocity of 145 km/h toward the south as observed by a person on the ground. the airplane pilot measures an air velocity of 172 km/h south. What is the velocity of the wind that...
February 4, 2009 by y912f

physics
An airplane flies toward 124° at 525 km/h. What is the component of the plane's velocity (a) toward 90°? km/h (b) toward 180°? km/h
October 4, 2011 by Eddie

Physics
I have tried this question over and over and not sure if the answer is 16 west or 190 south west please help. Airplane One flies due east at 250 km/h relative to the ground. At the same time, Airplane Two flies 325 km/h, 35° north of east relative to the ground. What is the ...
September 14, 2014 by Sara

science
A positive charge of 3.50 µC is located in an electric field of intensity 3.00 N/C directed toward the south. Find the magnitude and the direction of the force on the test charge. (remember E = Fon q' / q', and 1 µC = 1.00 x 10-6 C) a. 8.6 x 105 toward the south c. 1.2 x 106 ...
October 20, 2012 by john smith

Math
At an airport, a flight controller is in a tower 45m above the ground. She observes an airplane flying at a constant altitude at an angle of elevation of 14 degrees from her line of sight. Seven seconds later, the airplane flies directly overhead. If the airplane has a ...
May 31, 2012 by BJ

Science
An airplane is flying 200mph at 50 degrees north of east. Wind velocity is 50mph due south. What is the velocity of the airplane?
February 12, 2013 by Jonas

physics..help PLZ!!
An object undergoes a displacement while being acted on by a constant force directed to the north. The work done on this object by the force is positive during the displacement. Which statement is necessarily true about the average velocity of the object during the ...
October 16, 2012 by Elizabeth

Math
An airplane is flying due west at a velocity of 100 m/s. The wind is blowing out of the south at 5 m/s. What is the magnitude of airplane's resultant velocity?
February 4, 2013 by Amanda

physics
Find the magnitude and relative direction (e.g., NE, NW, SE, SW) of the velocity of an airplane relative to the earth, if the velocity of the airplane relative to the air is 165 km/hr. south to north and the wind velocity is 65 km/hr. at an 50o angle from east to west.
September 11, 2012 by kim

Physics
An airplane of a certain density and shape flies at a constant speed. To do so, it must fly with a certain velocity v0. If the size of the airplane is scaled up in length, width, and height by a factor of two, it can only fly above a new velocity v1. What is v1/v0?
June 1, 2013 by Carlos

physics
An airplane of a certain density and shape flies at a constant speed. To do so, it must fly with a certain velocity v0. If the size of the airplane is scaled up in length, width, and height by a factor of two, it can only fly above a new velocity v1. What is v1/v0? Details and...
May 27, 2013 by stranger

Physics
An airplane flies at 200.0 km/h relative to the air. What is the velocity of the plane relative to the ground if it flies during the following wind conditions? a. a 50.0-km/h tailwind b. a 50.0-km/h headwind.
October 3, 2010 by Melissa

physics
If an 75-kg baseball pitcher wearing frictionless roller skates picks up a 0.145-kg baseball and pitches it toward the south at 40 m/s, how fast will he begin moving toward the north?
March 31, 2011 by olga

An airplane is flying south at 500 km/hr and is being blown by a crosswind of 75 km/hr east. What is the resultant velocity of the airplane?
September 26, 2011 by Karen

science
An airplane flies at 200km/hr. What is the velocity?
October 5, 2010 by summer

Physics
An airplane flies due north at 145 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 65 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What is the plane's speed relative to the ground?
October 6, 2010 by Preston

Physics
An airplane flies clockwise around an airport control tower at a speed of 190 m/s. If that control tower is 8 km from the airplane at all times, what is the plane’s angular velocity (magnitude and direction)?
October 6, 2014 by M

Physics
An airplane is flying due south with a velocity of 26.0 m/s. a. If there is a tailwind of 27.0 m/s, what is the magnitude and direction of the actual velocity of the airplane? (a tailwind blows in the same direction as the motion of the airplane) b. If there is a headwind of ...
June 21, 2014 by sci-physics

physics
an airplane flies 200km from city a to city b east,then 200km south from city b to c,and finally 100km northwest to city d.how far is it from city a to city d.in what direction must the airplane head to return directly to city a from city d?
December 9, 2014 by anne

physics
can someone take me through this vector combination question please an airplane is observed to be flying at a speed of 600km/h. The planes nose points west. The winds velcoity is 40km/h 45degrees west of south. Find the air planes velocity relative to the ground.
March 4, 2010 by jake

Precalculus
An airplane is flying due west at a velocity of 100 m/s. The wind is blowing south at 5 m/s. a. Draw a labeled diagram of the situation. b. Find the resulting ground speed and bearing of the airplane?
February 14, 2010 by Marie

algebra
An airplane flies 750 miles due west in 1 1/2 hours and 750 miles due south in 2 hours. What is the average speed of the airplane?
September 2, 2010 by Mindy

Alegbra 1
An airplane flies 750 miles due west in 1 1/2 hours and 750 miles due south in 2 hours. What is the average speed of the airplane?
May 20, 2011 by Summer

Physics
An object has three component velocities: 5mi/hr toward the east, 12mi/hr toward the south, and 8mi/hr toward the northwest. Find the resultant velocity of the object. For resultant velocity, I got 6mi/hr I don't understand how to find the direction angle and direction (ex. N ...
October 10, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
An object has three component velocities: 5mi/hr toward the east, 12mi/hr toward the south, and 8mi/hr toward the northwest. Find the resultant velocity of the object. For resultant velocity, I got 6mi/hr I don't understand how to find the direction angle and direction (ex. N ...
October 11, 2014 by Emily

Math
Two airplanes at 25,000 ft above the ground are flying toward the same airport.Airplane A is flying due south towards the airport at 200 miles per hour.At 10:00 AM Airplane A is 700 miles from the airport,and Airplane B is 925 miles from the airport.How far are the two ...
August 14, 2012 by Bob

math
When an airplane flies with a given wind, it can travel 3000 km in 5hrs. When the same airplane flies in the opposite direction against the wind it takes 10hrs to fly the same distance. Find the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind.
July 31, 2010 by joy

physics
An airplane flies north at a constant speed for 6h and covers a distance of 2400km. What is the plane's velocity? The acceleration?
October 19, 2011 by Jordan

Physics
A bee flies to a flower 549 m due south of its hive. The bee’s speed in still air is 0.58 m/s, and there is a wind blowing toward the south at 0.18 m/s. How long will it take the bee to travel to the flower and back to the hive? Answer in units of s
February 6, 2013 by dallas

physics
A bee flies to a flower 583 m due south of its hive. The bee’s speed in still air is 0.68 m/s, and there is a wind blowing toward the south at 0.16 m/s. How long will it take the bee to travel to the flower and back to the hive? Answer in units of s
November 18, 2014 by bill

earth
If a person has a weight of 145 lb at sea level, by how much is their weight reduced when flying on an airplane at an altitude of 10700 m?
November 4, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
If a person has a weight of 145 lb at sea level, by how much is their weight reduced when flying on an airplane at an altitude of 10700 m?
November 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Airplane trig question
An airplane, flying at a speed of 420 miles per hour, flies from point A in the direction 131 degrees for 90 min. and then flies in the direction 41 degrees for 30 min. in what direction does the plane need to fly in order to get back to point A?
July 10, 2012 by Paul

algebra 1
a model airplane flies 18 feet in 2 seconds. What is the airplane's speed in miles per hour?
December 8, 2008 by Giovanna

physics
If an airplane propeller rotates at 1570 rev/min while the airplane flies at a speed of 333 km/h relative to the ground, what is the linear speed of a point on the tip of the propeller, at radius 1.97 m, as seen by (a) the pilot and (b) an observer on the ground? The plane's ...
November 9, 2011 by kyle

Physics
A chartered airplane flies 100 km east, then 350 km northwest, and then 150 km at 30° west of south. After an additional displacement, the plane is back where it started. Find the magnitude and the direction of the last leg of the journey.
January 21, 2013 by Spike

physics
An airplane maintains a speed of 597 km/h relative to the air it is flying through as it makes a trip to a city 759 km away to the north. (a) What time interval is required for the trip if the plane flies through a headwind blowing at 36.0 km/h toward the south? 1 h (b) What ...
October 5, 2011 by jon

1) A private airplane leaves an airport and flies due south at 192 km/h. Two hours later a jet leaves at the same airport and flies due south at 960 km/h. When will the jet overtake the plane? t = time Equation: 192(t+3) = 960 2)An airplane flew for 4 hours with a 20-km/h tail...
March 7, 2009 by Meaghan

Pre cal
1. An airplane flies 200 km on course 110 degrees from point A to point B. At point B the pilot changes course to 37 degrees. The plane then flies 100 km to point C. Find the magnitude of the net displacement from A to C. 2. A plane is flying on a bearing of 25 degrees west of...
May 15, 2014 by Henry

Physics! another one i need help with
the velocity of the wind would be: (42km/h)cos(30)=36.37 After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 30° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 50 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air in...
February 3, 2007 by Troyyyy

physics
Airplane flies at velocity of 400 mph and the wind is blowing north at 200 mph
April 30, 2014 by Anonymous

Calculus 3
Vectors The thrust of an airplane's engine produces a speed of 400 mph in still air. The wind velocity is given by <-20,30>. In what direction should the plane travel to fly due south? Give your answer as an angle from due south.
May 11, 2011 by Anonymous

calculus
An airplane flies at an altitude of 5mies toward a point directly over an observer. The speed of the plain is 600 miles per hour. Find the rate at which the angle of elevation thetha is changing when the angle is 75 degrees. Please help with this question.
January 19, 2012 by Claire

Physics
An airplane flies due south at 185 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 68 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
December 3, 2012 by Noah

physics
An airplane flies due south at 185 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 68 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
December 6, 2012 by Danny

physics
An airplane has a velocity relative to the ground of 214 m/s toward the east. The pilot measures his airspeed (the speed of the plane relative to the air) to be 162 m/s. What is the minimum wind velocity possible?
September 20, 2011 by Cindy

science
an airplane normally flies at 200 km/h, what is the resultant velocity of the plane if it experiences a 50 km/h tail wind, and a 50km/h head wind
October 11, 2010 by jemimah

Physics
An airplane flies at 65 m/s in the direction 149 degrees counter clockwise from east. What are the east and north components of the plane's velocity?
January 19, 2011 by Kylee

Calculus
An airplane flies at an altitude of 5 miles toward a point directly over an observer. The speed of the plane is 600 miles per hour. Find the rate at which the angle of elevation tetra is changing when the angle is 30 degrees
November 1, 2009 by Anonymous

Phyics
Could you please check my work, I am not too sure what do. An airplane that flies at 100 km/h with a 10 km/h tailwind travels at 110 km/h relative to the ground. If it instead flies into a 10 km/h headwind, its groundspeed is : 110 km/h /2= 55 km/h
August 30, 2007 by Soly

Algebra II
An airplane leaves airport A and flies 200 km. At this time its bearing from Airport B, 250 km to the west, is 120 degrees. How far is the airplane from B?
May 17, 2010 by Alexa

Algebra II
An airplane leaves airport A and flies 200 km. At this time its bearing from Airport B, 250 km to the west, is 120 degrees. How far is the airplane from B?
May 17, 2010 by Lyndsie

Physics
A flight controller determines that an airplane is 20.0 south of him. Half an hour later, the same plane is 46.0 northwest of him. If the plane is flying with constant velocity, what is the direction of its velocity during this time? What is the magnitude of its velocity ...
May 23, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
A 15 kg model airplane flies horizontally at point A that is 20 m about point B. It has a speed of 19.993 m/s at point A. It then flies horizontally at point B. If the loss of potential energy is reflected as an increase in kinetic energy, what is the speed of the model ...
November 17, 2011 by Brooke

physics
a plane flys 350 km south along a straight path with an average velocity of 125 km/h to the south. the plane has a 30 minute layover and then travels 220 km south with an average velocity of 115 km/h to the south. what is the average velocity of the trip
November 13, 2012 by connor

science - physics
A plane flies with a velocity of 52 m/s east through a12 m/s cross wind blowing the plane south. Find the magnitude and direction (relative to due east) of the resultant velocity at which it travels.
September 27, 2011 by michelle

Pre-Algebra
Question is: What is the algebraic equation to determine when they will meet? For the following information, I understand 5(x+y) = 3000 for 1st plane & 10(x-y) = 3000 for 2nd plane. When an airplane flies with a given wind, it can travel 3000 km in 5hrs. When the same airplane...
November 13, 2011 by Carol

Pre-Algebra
Question is: What is the algebraic equation to determine when they will meet? For the following information, I understand 5(x+y) = 3000 for 1st plane & 10(x-y) = 3000 for 2nd plane. When an airplane flies with a given wind, it can travel 3000 km in 5hrs. When the same airplane...
November 13, 2011 by Carol

Trig/Precal
An airplane flies on a compass heading of 90° at 310 mph. The wind affecting the plane is blowing from 332° at 40 mph. What is the true course and ground speed of the airplane?
July 6, 2012 by Lauren T

Math
A pilot of a single engine airplane flies at a constant speed of 200 km/h at a bearing of 25 degree north east there is 40 km/h crosswind blowing south east 45 degree what are plane's actual speed and direction ?
September 29, 2013 by Vian

Physics
An airplane flies 220 km due east, makes a right-angle, and then flies 400 km due north. Find the magnitude of the plane's displacement from it's starting point. Neglect the culrvature of the earth
September 14, 2014 by Jose

physics
A 0.145 kg baseball is pitched at 42 m/s. The batter hits it horizontally to the pitcher at 58 m/s. GIVEN: m = 0.145 kg v = 42 m/s batter v = 58 m/s a. Find the change in momentum of the ball. p = mv p = (0.145)(42) p = 6.09 --> What velocity would I use? Would i use the ...
December 25, 2009 by Heart

Physics
The pilot of a small plane finds that the airport where he intended to land is fogged in. He flies 55 miles west to another airport to find that conditions there are too icy for him to land. He flies 25 miles at 15 degrees east of south and is finally able to land at the third...
September 12, 2010 by Dakota S

Physics
An airplane is flying North with a velocity of 22 m/s. A strong wind is blowing East at 50 m/s. What is the airplane's resultant velocity (magnitude and direction)?
June 10, 2010 by Desirae

Physics HELP!
An airplane is flying North with a velocity of 22 m/s. A strong wind is blowing East at 50 m/s. What is the airplane's resultant velocity (magnitude and direction)?
June 11, 2010 by Desirae

Geom./Trig.
an airplane flies directly overhead at 540mph. 1 minute later is seen at an angle of elevation of 34 degrees. how far did the airplane fly during that time? what is the elevation of the plane?
March 28, 2012 by Emma

College Physics
A 0.145 kg baseball is moving at a speed of 15.0 meter/sec east toward the bat. The bat has 3.00x10^-3 seconds contact with the ball. As a result the ball flies back at 25.0 meter/sec west. What was the force (vector!) the bat exerted on the ball?
March 24, 2010 by //**

College Physics
A 0.145 kg baseball is moving at a speed of 15.0 meter/sec east toward the bat. The bat has 3.00x10^-3 seconds contact with the ball. As a result the ball flies back at 25.0 meter/sec west. What was the force (vector!) the bat exerted on the ball?
March 24, 2010 by Anonymous

South America
an aeroplane flies horizontally at 80m/s in still air if the aviator wishes to fly due south and the wind is blowing from the south-east at 30m/s 1.what course must he steer 2.how long will it take him to arrive at his destination 200km away
March 16, 2013 by Mehmood

Physics
An airplane pilot tries to fly directly east with a velocity of 800.0 km/h. If wind comes from the southwest at 80.0 km/h, what is the relative velocity of the airplane to the surface of Earth?
October 27, 2009 by Amber

Physics
Find th resultant and speed direction of the airplane relative to the ground.... AN airplane is heading west at velocity 950km/hr and wind is blowing northward at velocity of 55.o km/hr
September 1, 2010 by Mariel

Physics
A model airplane with a mass of 0.748 kg is tethered by a wire so that it flies in a circle 30.2 m in radius. The airplane engine provides a net thrust of 0.806 N perpendicular to the tethering wire. (a) Find the torque the net thrust produces about the center of the circle. N...
November 17, 2010 by Anonymous

pre calculus
A airplane is 145 miles North and 85 miles west of an airport. What is the compass direction from the airport to the airplane?
December 10, 2012 by Karen

medical
an objective sign is one that 1. can be observed by another person. 2. precedes a disease 3. is felt by the patient and can't be observed by another person 4. causes the patient the most trouble
December 16, 2010 by Angela

science
Your airplane just ran out of gas. Your plane is falling at a velocity of 80m/sec down. At that velocity, how long will it take your airplane to reach the ground?
October 4, 2012 by Bokyung

Physics
An airplane flies 340 km due east, makes a right-angle turn, and then flies 390 km due north. Find the magnitude of the plane’s displace- ment from its starting point. Neglect the curvature of the earth. Answer in units of km
September 30, 2012 by Crystal

Trigonometry
An airplane is flying on a heading of 115° with a constant velocity of 675 mph. How far south will it travel in 2 hours if it continues to maintain its velocity? A. 290 miles B. 570 miles C. 310 miles D. 610 miles
August 1, 2012 by Cyndy

Physics
A lightning bug flies at a velocity of 0.25m/s due east toward another lightning bug seen off in the distance. A light breeze blows from the east on the bug at a velocity of 0.25m/s. What is the resultant velocity of the lightning bug? Please direct me to even start-I'm ...
September 15, 2010 by Joel

Physics
The pilot of a plane measures an air velocity of 186 km/h south. An observer on the ground sees the plane pass overhead at a velocity of 102 km/h toward the north. A.) What is the velocity of the wind that is aﬀecting the plane? Let north be positive. Answer in units of...
November 10, 2012 by Jake Penn

physics
A regional airline flight consists of two legs with an intermediate stop. The airplane flies 380 due north from airport A to airport B. From there, it flies 260 due east to its final destination at airport C. Part A What is the magnitude of the plane’s displacement from its ...
September 29, 2012 by sammy

calculous
An airplane flies at an altitude of 2 miles toward a point directly over an observer (see figure). The speed of the plane is 600 miles per hour. Find the rates at which the angle of elevation θ is changing when the angle is θ = 30°, θ = 60°, and θ = 70°.
September 24, 2013 by Anonymous

calculous
An airplane flies at an altitude of 2 miles toward a point directly over an observer (see figure). The speed of the plane is 600 miles per hour. Find the rates at which the angle of elevation θ is changing when the angle is θ = 30°, θ = 60°, and θ = 70°.
September 24, 2013 by Anonymous

Precalculus
An airplane flies 180 miles from point A in the direction 135° and then travels in the direction 240° for 90 miles. Approximately how far is the airplane from A? (Round your answer to the nearest whole number.)
October 25, 2014 by Anonymous

Physics
A plane leaves Seattle, flies 85 mi at 22 degrees north of east, and then changes direction to 48 degrees south of east. After flying 115 mi in this new direction, the pilot must make an emergency landing on a field. The Seattle airport facility dispatches a rescue crew. ...
September 12, 2012 by Jean

Maths
An aeroplane leaves a point on latitude 54degree south at 10 a.m. It flies due south at a steady speed of 800km/h. (a) what is its latitude at mid-point? (b) at what time does it pass over the south pole?
November 23, 2012 by Tosin

physics
A commuter airplane starts from an airport and takes the route shown in the figure below. The plane first flies to city A located 175 km away in a direction 30.0° north of east. Next, it flies for 150 km 20.0° west of north to city B. Finally, the plane flies 190 km due west, ...
February 22, 2012 by micheal

Physics
please show me how to solve this 1. A bus travels 280 km south along a straight path with an average velocity of 88 km/h to the south. the bus stops for 24 min. then, it travels 210 km south with an average velocity of 75 km/h to the south a. how long does the total trip last...
January 30, 2009 by y912f

Physics
A pool ball flies horizontally off of a table that is 1 meter high and flies 1 meter away from the table before hitting the ground. What is the initial velocity and the final velocity when it hits?
September 17, 2012 by Kristen Help!!!! Please!

science
An airplane pilot sets a compass course due west and maintains an airspeed of 225km/h . After flying for a time of 0.520h , she finds herself over a town a distance 122km west and a distance 15km south of her starting point. Part A Find the magnitude of the wind velocity. v = ...
March 2, 2014 by sanele

Physics
A lightning bug flies at a velocity of 0.25 m/s due east toward another lightning bug seen off in the distance. A light easterly breeze on the bug at a velocity of 0.25 m/s. What is the resultant velocity of the lightning bug? I drew the .25 east but would I draw the vector ...
September 20, 2011 by Lala

Physics
A lightning bug flies at a velocity of 0.25 m/s due east toward another lightning bug seen off in the distance. A light easterly breeze on the bug at a velocity of 0.25 m/s. What is the resultant velocity of the lightning bug? I drew the .25 east but would I draw the vector ...
September 20, 2011 by Lala

math
An airport passes over an airport and continues flying on a heading of N 70ˇăW for 3 km. The airplane then turns left and flies another 2 km until the airport is exactly due east of its position. What is the distance between the airplane and the airport, to the nearest tenth ...
November 3, 2014 by Louise

Physics
An airplane takes off at 9:00 A.M. and flies at 300. km/h until 1:00 P.M. At 1:00 P.M. its speed is increased to 400. km/h, and it maintains this speed until it lands at 3:30 P.M. What is the airplane’s average speed for the entire flight?
June 16, 2014 by Piper

Physics
An airplane is flying with an air velocity of 850 km/h at 34 degrees n of e. The wind is blowing at 100 km/h at 20 degrees s of e. Find the ground velocity of the airplane.
September 26, 2012 by Taylor

physics
An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 515 km/h. A wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 100 km/h (average). (Hint: First draw a diagram.) (a) What is the velocity (magnitude and direction) of the plane relative to the ground? magnitude/direction (east ...
September 26, 2009 by DJ

Physics - HELP
An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 515 km/h. A wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 100 km/h (average). (Hint: First draw a diagram.) (a) What is the velocity (magnitude and direction) of the plane relative to the ground? magnitude/direction (east ...
September 27, 2009 by Anonymous

physics
Bob has a helicopter and from the launch pad he flies the following path. First he travels from the launch pad a distance of 33 kilometers at heading 10 degrees West of North. Then he flies 18 kilometers heading 45 degrees East of South. After this he flies 14 kilometers ...
August 28, 2011 by Mark

Math (Algebra 2)
A population of flies grows according to the function p(x) = 2(4)x, where x is measured in weeks. A local spider has set up shop and consumes flies according to the function s(x) = 2x + 5. What is the population of flies after two weeks with the introduced spider? 15 flies 23 ...
October 8, 2014 by Amber

pre-calculus
A plane flies due west at 250 km/hour while the wind blows south at 70 km/hour. Find the planes resultant velocity and direction.
April 12, 2011 by Zene

Physics
A bus travels 270 km south along a straight path with an average velocity of 89 km/h to the south. The bus stops for 25 min, then it travels 250 km south with an average velocity of 68 km/h to the south. How long does the total trip last? Answer in units of h
September 9, 2011 by R.S.

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